Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro, Mi A2, Redmi Y2 get permanent price cut in India
Xiaomi on Friday announced a permanent ₹1,000 price drop on its select Redmi and A series of smartphones. The revised prices will come into effect starting today.
Xiaomi has slashed prices of Redmi Note 5 Pro, Xiaomi Mi A2, and Redmi Y2 phones. After the price cut of ₹1,000, Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro 4GB+64GB and 6GB+64GB models are available for ₹13,999 and ₹15,999 respectively. Mi A2 4GB+64GB and 6GB+128GB variants are now available for ₹15,999 and ₹18,999 respectively. Xiaomi has slashed price of only 4GB+64GB variant of Redmi Y2 which is now available for ₹11,999.
"We are delighted to share that we have seen a reduction in component costs of some of our best-selling phones. Following the above philosophy, we are happy to announce price drops of these popular devices, where we have seen a reduction in component costs," said Xiaomi in a release.
"Moreover, Xiaomi was announced as the number one smartphone vendor in India for the 5th consecutive quarter, as per IDC Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, 14 November, 2018. As a celebration of that, Xiaomi is excited to announce price drops for 5 Xiaomi smartphones," it added.
The price of Redmi 6A (2GB RAM and 16GB storage) has been increased by ₹600, and now costs ₹6,599. The 2GB RAM and 32GB storage variant is now available for ₹7,499. Redmi 6 with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage now retails at ₹8,499.
Xiaomi is also gearing up for the launch of Redmi Note 6 Pro, the successor to its Redmi Note 5 phones. The latest Redmi phone will launch in India on November 22.